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BY JARED THIELE
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 19, 2015
Writer, photographer, and artist, Jared Thiele moved to New York City and abandoned the idea of nursing school in order to pursue a career as a creative in advertising. Listen to learn about his exploration into social media through his photography, illustreations, and current events.
Experiments, Restrictions, and Happy Mistakes
BY MARTIN JUSTESEN
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 19, 2015
Martin Justesen loves triangles! He currently designs labels for Evil Twin Brewing, as well as many other clients. Hear his story about making and embracing mistakes, moving around the world, and loving beer!
Martin is a graphic designer born in Denmark, currently living in New York. He studied Graphic Design at London School of Communication before working in Publishing/Advertising for 10 years in Copenhagen. Martin now designs and art directs for magazines, campaigns and visual identities for sport/fitness, transport, business and fashion clients. He founded design studio Martin Justesen | New York in 2014.
The Architecture of Sound
BY STEREOTANK !
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 19, 2015
Stereotank, founded by Venezuelan NY-based architects Marcelo Ertorteguy and Sara Valente, is dedicated to exploring the common territories between space and sound through the design and construction of sound instruments, urban artifacts, and public installations. At PK Night Brooklyn Volume 6, they share some of their sound recordings from installations around the world!
I Believe In You - Your Magic Is Real
BY DEVIN PERSON
@ VOL 8
ON MAR 04, 2016
Devin Person believes in you - your magic is real!
Devin Person is a wizard. His first book, Mysteries of the Deep, is being released on March 13th as a Kickstarter spell to raise $420. Learn more here.
Blending mystical insights with irreverent wit, Person transforms occult techniques into accessible, modern ideas that his clients and readers can use to create powerful changes in their own subjective experiences.
When not writing bios, Devin Person enjoys worshipping a Gnome god of humor and fending off attacks from his cat, Loki
Bringing a Big Boat Back to Life
BY LIZ MCENANEY
@ VOL 8
ON MAR 04, 2016
Liz McEnaney is an urban historian and preservatioist who has worked in exotic locales such as Maputo, New Delhi, and even New York City! She co-founded BldgBlok - an app that provides tourists with location-based historic content.
Liz's latest restoration project is a big one! The SS Columbia - America's oldest excursion steamship - is making its way back to the Hudson River - listen to her tale of bringing the ship back to life!
Learn more about the SS Columbia project here
Educating with Food in the Hudson Valley
BY LAUREN MAPLES
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
"Teaching kids about food is a way to teach them about everything."
In Educating with Food in the Hudson Valley at PechaKucha Night New York Vol.16, Lauren Maples walks us through the importance and strength of a sustainable, natural, and health-conscious education. While teaching yoga and dance in public schools, she developed the Bija approach - which strives to create a fulfilling and engaging educational experience.
Lauren has danced with internationally acclaimed ballet companies including San Francisco Ballet and New York City Ballet, and holds a BA from New School.
From Barrel to Bottle
BY WILL DRUCKER
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Will Drucker is a sustainability practitioner and whiskey lover. At PechaKucha Night NYC, Will takes us through the history and process of whiskey making - from the tree to the bottle!
Will is devoted to building businesses that support the circular economy. Will hails from the cities and farms of the Midwest. College took him to Vermont where he studied neuroscience and deepened his love for the natural world. Will can't resist music, birds, biking, good food and adventure.
An Introduction to Glass Bending
BY SOPHIE PENNETIER
@ NEW YORK BUILD
ON MAR 16, 2017
Sophie Pennetier realllly likes glass. Hot bent glass, cold bent glass, she loves it all! Listen to her PechaKucha presentation to learn about all types of glass production.
Sophie is a structural engineer at Arup in New York. She is involved in the design of non-conventional architectural projects and in research related to freeform geometry facades (Liquid Wall project, IAPP ARC project). Sophie is a member of ASCE and ASTM committees, associated to the development of structural glass standards in the US, and co-authored industry publications on cold bent glass.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Beer Break in Osnabrueck
We've featured quite a few PechaKucha Night posters over the past few weeks, but now we turn our attention to another PKN tradition: the beer break. The above image was used at the recent PKN Osnabrueck Vol. 2 during the aforementioned mid-session breather.
20-Second Beer Break
One of the most sacred of PechaKucha Night traditions is of course the "Beer Break," but Kelly O'Keefe introduced a new concept during her presentation at PKN Portsmouth Vol. 2: the 20-second beer break. Indeed, celebrate!
BEFORE AFTER: Let's Build a Better Canterbury
PechaKucha Night in Christchurch organizer Vanessa Coxhead sends us word on the following project she's been working on, "BEFORE AFTER: Let's Build a Better Canterbury." Over the past few months I have been working on a project initiated by the New Zealand Institute of Architects that looks at what we want our region to look like after the 4 September Canterbury Earthquake. BEFORE AFTER: Let's build a better Canterbury takes the form of a public exhibition and discussion series at Christchurch Art Gallery during February and March. The earthquake has elevated the public awareness of our built environment and we believe this to be an ideal opportunity to engage the public in a dialogue around creating a better and more liveable region. The effects of the Canterbury Earthquake have given us all a chance to step back and assess the direction that the Canterbury region is taking and it is only with public engagement and input that we can create a better, more sustainable and liveable region. The exhibition will run from February 12 to March 20, and you'll find more details on the project's official website.
David Foster is a creative from West Michigan, and as you'll see in his hilarious presentation, he's got a thing for beards. Let him guide you through the complexities of beards in today's society. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Grand Rapids Vol. 2.
Beer Break in Sao Paulo
Here's a cool little video about the beer break that took place at PechaKucha Night in Sao Paulo Vol. 10.
A Tour of Koszalin, the Final Word on Beer, All With Accordion Accompaniment
Presentations Today's two presentations come your way from Koszalin and Dayton. The one from Koszalin is by none other than PKN Koszalin organizer Gall Podlaszewski, and was done as part of our Global Cities Week. So follow Gall as she talks about her city (in Polish), PechaKucha-style. From Dayton, we get beer afficionado Max Spang who in "What the Hell Is Beer?" will go to great lengths to prove just how much he loves beer (and he's not alone). Posters On the poster front today, we've added three new ones, including posters for the upcoming collaboration between PKN Istanbul and PKN Yerevan (which this time, is an invitation-only event -- pictured above is the poster from the Yerevan side), and the poster for tonight's PKN Taos Vol. 6, celebrating "the remarkable women of Taos." Photos We've started sharing more and more event galleries on our official PechaKucha Night Flickr account -- in the past it was only used for our Tokyo events -- and here are the latest photosets that have been added. Above, a shot from this month's PKN Panjim Vol. 2, followed by a look at PKN Washington Vol. 17.PKN Regensburg Vol. 8 [Flickr]PKN Panjim Vol. 2 [Flickr]PKN Washington Vol. 17 [Flickr]PKN Toronto Vol. 15 [Flickr]That Toronto set only has 2 photos, but the accordion player you see pictured is Ben Harvey, and he has performed at both Vol. 14 and Vol. 15. Below is a video of Ben in action (recorded/edited by Circuit Bent Media). httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJcjuELUKk8 Calendar It's looking like a great Friday, with 5 PechaKucha Nights in the calendar for tomorrow (May 18): PKN Zurich Vol. 11, PKN Varberg Vol. 2, PKN Singapore Vol. 4, PKN Lodz Vol. 8, and PKN Hakata Vol. 2.
Slides and Beer: Can't Beat 'em!
Our friends in Nebraska have written a piece about PKN Omaha in the Omaha Magazine, here's a little excerpt from it: Guests in Omaha pack places like Blue Sushi and The Slowdown to capacity in order to hear these sometimes witty, sometimes inspiring, sometimes awkward, but always highly individual presentations. Slides can be confusing, occasionally distasteful, and often beautiful. Speakers can and do discuss the design of anything and everything, including fashion, architecture, pottery, video games, prosthetics, car overhauls, and Native American heritage. Over the past five years that Omaha has been an official PechaKucha city, 179 people have braved the intimidation of public speaking to add their voices to the quarterly event, with anywhere from eight to a dozen speakers a night. To see the full article, head on over to Omaha Magazine. (photo credit: Bill Sitzmann)
Podcast No.6 - Paul Speed
Despite some technical difficulties and a hangover for Sagar, our latest podcast is withPaul Speed, one of the founders of the much-loved 京都醸造株式会社 Kyoto Brewing Company. They have taken the city by storm since launching last spring, supplying thirsty Kyotoites with their line of beautiful, well-crafted beer. Listen to find out more about their brew and how it got started! Hosted by Eric Luong and Sagar Patel. (Sound trouble present!) Click here for podcast
PechaKucha at Allpress Roastery .... Something's Brewing
Get your by donation tickets here. PechaKucha are proud to be hosting the next London PechaKucha Night Vol. 17 “Something’s Brewing” . This one is in collaboration with Allpress which is a business that not only employs a great bunch of people, but which also produces something that Londoners hold close to their hearts (quite literally if it is a chilly London morning as you speed your way to the Tube station to get amongst that warm tube air) – delicious coffee! Allpress was established in New Zealand in 1986 and has taken over the world, with their coffee now stocked in over 1,400 cafes globally. Allpress are kindly opening the doors of their Dalston E8 Allpress Roastery and Café after-hours in order to host Vol. 17 on Thursday 9 November 2017.We are inviting guests to come join in the fun on Thursday 9 November (1830 - 2100) to hear a great line up of speakers give their version of a PechaKucha (short 6.5 minutes long talks) on the theme “Something’s Brewing”.Tickets for this event are by donation and that donation will be given to the PechaKucha Global fund, which supports the team in Tokyo to ensure the wonderful world of PechaKucha can continue. The wonderful line up of speakers includes... Peter Harris / Professor, Designer, Journalist, Creator of the Steam Punk Coffee Machine / https://www.facebook.com/steampunkcoffeemachine / Kitty Lam / Designer, producing a book of stories about the Great British ice cream industry / /fb.me/icecreamempirebook / Paul Jenkins / Designer, Founder & Creative Director of Triple Double Studio / tripledoublestudio.com Vytautas Jankauskas / Designer and researcher, Superflux in London United Kingdom / Twitter: @veetautas / http://superflux.in/ Liza Fior / Director at muf architecture art / www.muf.co.uk / Hew Leith /Creator of A.I Beer (Artificially intelligent Beer) / http://www.weare10x.com / Rob McInerney / Intelligent Layer Founder / http://intelligentlayer.com / Gaye Soykok / Innovation & Technology Specialist / Maitre D' in House of Dadabit / www.houseofdadabit.com /